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Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Annunciation, Baltimore, Maryland

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Site Id: 20.2.7
Rating: 2 stars
Other name(s): Associate Reformed Church; Associate Congregational Church
Address: 24 W. Preston Street
Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
Lat/Lng: 39.30474, -76.61778
Tiffany 1910: Page 60 and 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 38
Tiffany 1893: Not listed
Tiffany 1886: Not listed
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 lists the site twice, once under the Reformed Church, as it also appears in Tiffany 1897, and once under the Associate Congregational Church, which was the name of the congregation after a merger with First Congregational Church in 1900 [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980, CONG1900]
Completeness: High
Building status: Extant
Building date:
Architect:
Comment: The window inscriptions were changed to new ones, in Greek, after the current owners took over the building in 1937 [ORG, DEDUCED]
Also of interest:

Site Items

20.2.7.1: Ball Memorial Window: Sermon on the Mount (1894) (Extant)
20.2.7.2: Crane Memorial Window: Christ Knocking at Door (1903) (Extant)
20.2.7.3: Kerr Memorial Window: Christ the Consoler (1901) (Extant)
20.2.7.4: Lockwood Memorial Window: Good Shepherd (1901) (Extant)
20.2.7.5: Leyburn Memorial Tablet: marble with mosaic border (1894) (Unknown)

Item 20.2.7.1

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Ball Memorial Window
Theme: Sermon on the Mount [TIFF1897, TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Page 38
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1894A, BS1894B, BS1901D]
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Wayland Dalrymple Ball (27 Nov 1858 - 28 May 1893) [BS1894A, BS1894B]
Donor: Ladies' Guild and the Girls' Society of the church [BS1894A]
the congregation and other friends through the Ladies' Guild [BS1894B]
Date: Installed 20 Oct 1894 [BS1894B]
Dedicated 21 Oct 1894 [BS1894B]
Inscription: None on the window [PHOTO, BS1894A, BS1894B]
Memorial inscription on two brass plates on wall at lower edge of circle of window (no longer there): Rev. Wayland Darymple Ball. Born November 27, 1858 - Died May 28, 1893 // Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God [BS1894B, PHOTO]
Category: Sermon on the Mount; Rose Window
Cost: $1500 [BS1894B]

Item 20.2.7.2

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Crane Memorial Window (Huckle Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ Knocking at Door [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1903, BA1903]
Designer:
Memorial details: Elizabeth (Lizzie) Edmands Cushing Crane (7 Feb 1854 - 21 Jul 1899) [BS1902, BS1903, BA1903, WEB]
Donor: bequest of her sister, Katharine Cushing Gassaway [BS1902, BS1903, BA1903]
Date: Unveiled Easter Sunday, 12 Apr 1903 [BS1903]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Originally: In Loving Memory of Lizzie Cushing Crane. Born February 7, 1854. Died July 21, 1899. The Gift of Her Sister, Katharine Cushing Gassaway [BS1902]
Category: Christ Knocking at the Door
Cost: $800 [BS1903, BA1903]
After design: Painting by Heinrich Hofmann [PHOTO, BS1903, BA1903]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 call this the Huckle Memorial Window, so likely Oliver Huckle, pastor of the church at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.7.3

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Kerr Memorial Window (Huckle Memorial Window)
Theme: Christ the Consoler [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1901D]
Designer:
Memorial details: Frank Kerr (d. 2 Feb 1901, aged 63) [BS1901D, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor: his wife, Jane Fenton Kerr [BS1901D]
Date: Unveiled 29 Dec 1901 [BS1901D]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription: Originally: To the Glory of God and in Memory of My Husband, Frank Kerr, Who Departed This Life February 2, 1901, Trustee of this Church 1877 1901 [BS1901D]
Category: Christ the Consoler
Cost: about $1000 [BS1901D]
After design: Painting by Bernhard Plockhorst [PHOTO, BS1901D]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 call this the Huckle Memorial Window, so likely Oliver Huckle, pastor of the church at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.7.4

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Extant [PHOTO]
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Lockwood Memorial Window (Stockbridge Memorial Window)
Theme: Good Shepherd [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]
Tiffany 1910: Page 61
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation: [BS1901A, BS1901B, BS1901C, ES1901, CE1901, BS1901D]
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Dr. Melancthon C. Lockwood (29 Jan 1853 - 8 Jan 1897) [BS1901A, BS1901B, BS1901C, ES1901, CE1901, CW1897, WEB]
Donor: Society of Busy Bees of the church, and friends of Rev. Lockwood [BS1901A, BS1901B, CE1901]
Date: Unveiled 9 Jun 1901 [BS1901A, BS1901B, BS1901C, ES1901]
Lancets: 1 [PHOTO]
Inscription:
Category: Christ the Good Shepherd
Cost: nearly $1000 [BS1901A]
After design: Painting "The Door of the Fold" by Sybil C. Parker [PHOTO, BS1901B, CE1901]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 call this the Stockbridge Memorial Window, so likely Judge Henry Stockbridge, who was a member of the committee of memorial windows of the church at the time, was the person who organised the window with the Tiffany company [TIFF1910, DUNC1980, BS1901A, DEDUCED]

Item 20.2.7.5

Glossary (of terms) and References (as found in square brackets [...])

Status: Unknown
Confidence: High
Memorial name: Leyburn Memorial Tablet
Description: marble with mosaic border [BS1894B]
Tiffany 1910: Page 60
Duncan 1980: Page 212
Tiffany 1897: Not listed
Signature:
Other documentation:
Designer:
Memorial details: Rev. Dr. John Leyburn (27 Apr 1814 - 13 Jul 1893), for twenty years pastor of the church, and for eight years pastor emeritus [BS1894B, FINDAGRAVE]
Donor:
Date: Dedicated 21 Oct 1894 [BS1894B]
Inscription: inscription on bronze plate [BS1894B]
Location: in niche underneath Ball Memorial Window (no longer there) [BS1894B, PHOTO]
Tiffany/Duncan comment: Tiffany 1910 spells the name as Leybum [TIFF1910, DUNC1980]

References

BA1903: Baltimore American (13 Apr 1903, p. 13)
BS1894A: Baltimore Sun (12 Apr 1894, p. 8)
BS1894B: Baltimore Sun (22 Oct 1894, p. 10)
BS1901A: Baltimore Sun (4 Apr 1901, p. 7)
BS1901B: Baltimore Sun (7 Jun 1901, p. 10)
BS1901C: Baltimore Sun (10 Jun 1901, p. 7)
BS1901D: Baltimore Sun (30 Dec 1901, p. 10)
BS1902: Baltimore Sun (1 Apr 1902, p. 7)
BS1903: Baltimore Sun (11 Apr 1903, p. 7)
CE1901: Cincinnati Enquirer (16 Jun 1901, p. 16)
CONG1900: Congregationalist (15 Mar 1900, p. 365)
CW1897: The Christian Work: Illustrated Family Newspaper (21 Jan 1897, p. 91)
DEDUCED: Deduced from other information
DUNC1980: Tiffany Windows, Alastair Duncan (1980)
ES1901: The Evening Star (8 Jun 1901, p. 20)
FINDAGRAVE: Findagrave.com, for deducing biographical or genealogical information
ORG: Organization
PHOTO: Photo of item
TIFF1886: Announcement in American Architect and Building News, Tiffany Glass Company (6 Feb 1886)
TIFF1893: Chicago Exposition booklet, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1893)
TIFF1897: A List of Windows: And Extracts from Letters & Newspapers, Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company (1897)
TIFF1910: A Partial List of Tiffany Windows, Tiffany Studios (1910)
WEB: Some general webpage, e.g. for deducing biographical or genealogical information

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